Death – Obituary : Is Former 23-Year-Old Widnes Vikings player, Liam Walsh Dead ?

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Liam Walsh Death – Obituary, Cause of deathLiam Walsh, former Widnes Vikings’ player Liam, passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 18, 2021 in a fatal car accident. He died unexpectedly leaving family members, loved ones and friends in great grief and fear.

 

Cause of  Liam Walsh‘s Death…

Liam Walsh, former Widnes Vikings’ player Liam, was involved in a fatal car accident. The collision happened on the A5080 Cronton Lane, close to the junction with College Fields in Widnes at around 11.52pm on Saturday September 18, 2021.

The man, aged 23, was taken to Whiston Hospital following the crash after sustaining serious injuries and medics were unable to save him. He died unexpectedly on September 19, 2021 leaving family members, loved ones and friends in great grief and fear.

The man’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers, police said today. The driver of a red Vauxhall Corsa involved in the crash, who remained at the scene, was uninjured and no arrests have been made.

Liam Walsh was the professional rugby player who died at the age of the 23. His death is sad and shocking because Liam was very young and only 23 years old. He had played for the Widnes Vikings in the Betfred Championship. The fans and teammates are heartbroken after his demise news. The Rugby Football League shared in an official statement on Twitter.

The player represented the England Academy in the few games. Ho joined the Vikings to gear up his professional career and matches. Liam used to play on the Second-row and Loose-forward position on ground.

We pray that God grants those who are affected by this death the fortitude to carry on. Losing a beloved one is one of the most difficult feelings on earth. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family members and friend.

 

Tributes / Condolences

Families and friends have taken to social media to share theirs feelings, condolences and tributes for the deceased :

Widnes Vikings CEO Phil Finney, who worked closely with Liam during his journey through the Academy, commented:

“I am devastated to hear the news of Liam’s passing this morning. Liam was a very special person and a very important part of our club for a number of years.”

“He made a lasting impression on everyone he met with his sense of humour and contagious personality, he was a one off and will be remembered with great fondness by all at the club who had the pleasure of knowing him.

“We are all thinking about his family and friends at this really sad time.”